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5 Ways You Can Use a Toothbrush as a Beauty Tool

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Think a toothbrush is just for brushing and keeping your mouth clean? What if we told you it can double up as a beauty tool? A toothbrush can come in handy for a variety of beauty hacks. So don’t miss out on this wonder tool and make it the new must-have in your make-up kit.





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Double Duty

Double Duty

Think a toothbrush is just for brushing and keeping your mouth clean? What if we told you it can double up as a beauty tool? A toothbrush can come in handy for a variety of beauty hacks. So don’t miss out on this wonder tool and make it the new must-have in your make-up kit.

Hygiene First

Hygiene First

To avoid germs, make sure you use a brand new toothbrush and wash it thoroughly after you use it for any of these. And if you are bordering on having OCD, you may use a separate brush for each hack.

1. To Tease Your Hair

1. To Tease Your Hair

For days you wish to add that extra bounce in your hair, use a toothbrush to back-comb or tease your hair. Gently brush it in the opposite direction especially in the crown area to get an extra oomph. You can do this for your ponytails or even bangs. Touching your fringes with your hands can make them greasy so use a toothbrush instead to set them. Here are some tips to tease your hair.

2. To Shape Your Eyebrows

2. To Shape Your Eyebrows

Don’t have time to go to the salon to get your eyebrows done? You can make them look shapely by running a toothbrush over them. Wet the brush and then gently sweep it across the brow. If you want to set it better, use a bit of hair gel. Want to learn to thread your own eyebrows? Watch this video.

3. To keep Flyaways at Bay

3. To keep Flyaways at Bay

Those annoying flyaway hair that refuse to settle no matter what can be easily put in place with a toothbrush. Spritz some hairspray on your brush and then comb those flyaway strands with your toothbrush. This will set them perfectly.

4. To Exfoliate Lips

4. To Exfoliate Lips

Lips too have accumulated dead skin cells that need to be exfoliated every now and then to keep them soft and pink. To do so, use your toothbrush. Wet it first and then apply a lip scrub on it. You can make one at home by mixing sugar granules with honey and olive oil. Gently massage your brush on your lips to remove dead cells and then wash off with water. Here’s another lip scrub you can try.

5. To clean Nails and Cuticles

5. To clean Nails and Cuticles

If you like giving your nails some TLC at home, it is best to keep a toothbrush handy. When doing a manicure or pedicure, you can use it to clean out the nails and cuticles. For your nails, you can simply rub the toothbrush over them to scrape off any dirt. But for cuticles, apply a softening agent such as a creamy moisturizer on it and then gently run the bristles over the sides of your nails to remove dirt. Keep your nails healthy with these 11 tips.

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